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Contact Information

6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Art

            Mrs. Celeste McIntyre  

            Art Teacher, Gifted Ed. Instructor & Art Club Sponsor

          Lisle Jr. High School

          630-493-8279

          cmcintyre@lisle202.org

 

Art Class ~ Handouts and other information:

District 202 Visual Arts: Mission, Vision, and Values (click link to view)

Course Descriptions:

Sixth Grade Art is a required nine-week course. This course includes an introduction to basic color theory; an exploration in ceramics, painting, drawing, sculpting and art forms and techniques. Students will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with various art materials and techniques. They will explore the artistic process, from conceiving and developing ideas, creating art, talking about it, and working with personal meaning in their own work , as well as when viewing others' art.  Lessons will incorporate various elements and principles of art as well as careers in art, artists, art history, art criticism, and multicultural art.

Seventh Grade Art is a required nine-week course. This course includes an introduction to portrait drawing, perspective drawing, and other drawing techniques. Students will also explore ceramic sculpture.  Students will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with various art materials and techniques. They will explore the artistic process, from conceiving and developing ideas, creating art, talking about it, and working with personal meaning in their own work , as well as when viewing others' art.  Lessons will incorporate various elements and principles of art as well as careers in art, artists, art history, art criticism, and multicultural art.

Eighth Grade Art is a required nine-week course. This course explores techniques in various media including photography, drawing, painting, ceramics, and printmaking. Students will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with various art materials and techniques. They will explore the artistic process, from conceiving and developing ideas, creating art, talking about it, and working with personal meaning in their own work , as well as when viewing others' art.  Lessons will incorporate various elements and principles of art as well as careers in art, artists, art history, art criticism, and multicultural art.

Grading & Required Materials:

Please view "Expectations..." item below for the grading policies, supply list, homework policy, and other information pertaining to Art class.

6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade

All 3rd Quarter Art Classes

Homework (for all Art classes/grade levels):

Handout: Expectations Sheet

Due Date: 3/22/17

Sketchbook Assignments (1st Quarter)

Homework (for all Art classes/grade levels):

Handout: Sketchbook Assignment Guide

Due Dates:  Wednesday of each week (subject to change):

See Homework Hotline.  Dates vary due to PARCC testing and field trips.

 

 8th Grade Photography Information:

Handout: Assignment Guide

Handout: Rubric

Due Date: 4/10/17 (by 11:59pm)

Other Dates to know:

Date  3/24/17 - Take photos during class (This is the only day to bring in your device! If you do not bring one in, you may use a school camera.)

Date  4/3/17- Chromebook day (Setting up photos, uploading images, labeling files)

 

 

 

6th Grade Project Challenge (2nd Q. only):

Handout: Course Description & Expectations

Please bring a pencil and your folder to class everyday.

 Be prepared to have fun and be challenged!

 

Art Club:

-Art Club starts mid-October 2016 ends early May 2017

1st semester dates: October 11 & 24 (both dates - Halloween Dance backdrop); November 17 (French Club & Art Club combined group project); December 1 (potter's wheel & handbuilding clay workshop) & 14 (glazing pottery from 12/1)

2nd semester dates: January 17; February 27 (Cont. French Club combined meeting); March 23 (Drawing Workshop); April & May - TBA

(The sign-up sheet for each session is posted outside of the Art Room the Thursday prior to each meeting.)

INFORMATION SHEET (2016-2017) - Meeting dates are not on this handout.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. McIntyre.